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Carter Meets With Estonian Leaders, U.S. Troops

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, shakes hands with Mikk Marran, the permanent secretary of Defense of the Estonian Defense Ministry, as he arrives at NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. Carter is in Europe to meet with European defense ministers and participate in his first NATO ministerial as defense secretary. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter walks with Mikk Marran, the permanent secretary of the Estonian Defense Ministry, as he arrives at NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, meets with Mikk Marran, center right, the permanent secretary of the Estonian Defense Ministry, at NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Ash Carter departs NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015, after meeting with Mikk Marran, the permanent secretary of the Estonian Defense Ministry, to discuss matters of mutual importance. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, shakes hands with Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser pose for a photo in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, meets with Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser, second from left, and Mikk Marran, first from left, the permanent secretary of Estonian Defense Ministry, first from left, at the Defense Ministry in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, second from left, participates in a combined press conference with Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas, far left, Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser, third from left, and Latvian Defense Secretary Janis Sarts in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter participates in a combined press conference in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • An Estonian military bugler plays taps as U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the War of Independence Victory Column in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the War of Independence Victory Column in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, second from left, departs the War of Independence Victory Column with Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser, left, Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas, second from right, and Latvian Defense Secretary Janis Sarts after participating in a wreath-laying ceremony in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left,poses for a photo with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015, before meeting to discuss matters of mutual importance. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signs the presidential guest book before meeting with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Ash Carter walks with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves as he departs the Presidential Palace in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter shakes hands with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves as he departs the Presidential Palace in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas, right, shows U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter the view of Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015, from a balcony at the Stenbock House as the two leaders met to discuss matters of mutual importance. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signs a guest book at the Stenbock House in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas shares a light moment with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he signs a guest book at the Stenbock House in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Decretary Ash Carter, third from left, meets with Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas, third from right, at the Stenbock House in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with U.S. Navy Capt. Michael Patterson as he visits the USS San Antonio shortly after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. sailors and Marines listen as U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with them aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter eats dinner with enlisted U.S. sailors and Marines aboard the USS San Antonio shortly after the ship's arrival in Tallinn, Estonia June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter departs the USS San Antonio after visiting the ship shortly after its arrival in Tallinn, Estonia, June 23, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz